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An award-winning international spirits company dedicated to distilling and crafting the world’s best alcohol brands for consumers and customers globally, Quintessential Brands is the name behind gins such as Bloom, Greenall’s and Opihr and The Dubliner Whiskey. We are now looking for a Demand Planner to join our Planning team.
A Taste of The Job
As a Demand Planner at Quintessential Brands Group, you will be pivotal in the development of a robust demand forecast.
You will facilitate account reviews with the sales team and where applicable with the customer (quarterly reviews etc).
You will be comfortable analysing sales history across multiple SKUs and customer accounts, using this information + Market Intelligence to create a forward forecast.
Your forecasts will drive the 13 week production planning process and feed into the 12 month S&OP Process.
A Flavour of the Business
We are a unique blend, a 9 year-old business with a 250 year heritage, a pioneering company with ambitions to grow and share our passion for spirits with generations to come. We’re not perfect, we still have processes and systems to implement and improve and as a company we operate in a lean and agile way, but we are getting there. Joining QB (as we’re known to our friends) is a unique opportunity to roll your sleeves up, get stuck in and really help to shape the business as we expand. Are you up for the challenge?
The Perfect Serve - A Bit About You
The successful Demand Planner will have the following key responsibilities;
Weekly sales and demand meetings to establish stock holdings, promotional activities or any other demand influencers.
Analyse monthly and weekly sales data in excel to project a forward forecast. Detailed 13 weeks and rolling 12 Months.
Review and update promotional forecasts.
Ensure the demand information is up to date to support the production planning for all sites and 3rd party manufacturing.
Monthly account updates with internal and external stakeholders, including account managers, NPD, customer etc.
Co-ordinate demand on NPD launches etc and phase out of discontinued items
Be the primary customer contact for any stock or demand queries with both internal and external stakeholders.
Use customer sites to review EPOS and upcoming demand – highlight demand flags.
Our Culture - The Essence of Quintessential Brands
We're an 'all hands on deck' kind of place where you'll have the opportunity to get involved in end to end projects, implement systems and process. We're fast, agile and entrepreneurial but, most importantly, our people are at the heart of what we do.
While we do work hard, we do it with a sense of fun, pride and passion that you won't find anywhere else.
Are you never shaken and very rarely stirred? More Cosmopolitan than Old Fashioned? Approach everything you do with a dash of creativity and a squeeze of positivity? Then we need you!
About Quintessential Brands Group
Established in 2011, Quintessential Brands Group is one of the most successful spirits companies to emerge from the UK in the last decade. The company offers a complete range of services and products to its customers across the world; producing and distributing some of the world's most-loved spirits brands, including Greenall's, the Original London Dry Gin, Opihr Spiced Gin and BLOOM Gin, as well as developing and producing some of the most commercially successful retailer brands of recent years for trade customers, and co-packing for some of the world’s most well-known spirits brands.
Recognised by the industry as International Spirits Challenge Gin Distiller of the Year five times in the last six years, Quintessential Brands is renowned for its unrivalled gin distilling capabilities heritage dating back to 1761 and is emerging as one of the most dynamic new entrants in the Irish whiskey market with the Dublin Liberties Distillery. With world-class product development and manufacturing at four world-class production sites across Europe and an award-winning premium brand portfolio comprised of English Gins, Irish Whiskeys, Irish Creams and Liqueurs, Quintessential Brands is committed to being the indispensable spirits partner of choice to its customers across the world, with customers and insights at the heart of everything we do.
Planning·G&J Distillers (Warrington)
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